Jawan shoots himself to death in Kishtwar

Last Updated: Sunday, March 14, 2010 - 20:07

Jammu: A Jawan of Rashtriya Rifle (RR)
troops on Sunday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself
with his service weapon in Kishtwar district of Jammu and
Kashmir.

Sepoy Gowardhan Ram of 11 RR shot himself dead with
his service rifle in Mughal Maidan, about 255 kms from here,
around 1410 hours, a defence spokesman said here.

A suicide note has been found from his possession
which is being examined, he said, adding initial indicators
are that he took the extreme step due to some domestic
problems.

26-year-old Ram, who originally belongs to Jodhpur in
Rajasthan, was in service for the last six years.

A court of inquiry has been ordered by army into the
incident, the spokesman said.

PTI




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